It’s official, 27-year-old Andrés Guardado has signed a one-year loan deal to play with Philip Cocu’s PSV Eindhoven writes Lawk Raoof.
The Mexican midfielder who has 108 caps to his name his country, passed his medical today with flying colours and is available to play this Sunday at home to Vitesse in the Eredivisie.
Guardado started his career with Atlas based in Guadalajara, Mexico and nearly transferred to PSV in the summer of 2007. However, he chose to go to Spain with Deportivo La Coruna and after five seasons, he transferred to Valencia, where he is under contract till 2016 with the Valencianistas.
At this summer’s World Cup, the 108-time international competed in all of Mexico’s games and scored against Croatia (a 3-1 win) and played in the quarter final against the Netherlands (a 2-1 loss).
This is undoubtedly the biggest and most impressive transfer into the Eredivisie this season and it enhances PSV’s chances to win the Eredivisie championship this season and UEFA Europa League. However, it is most likely to cost Jorrit Hendrix and Oskar Hiljemark their place as defensive midfielder, as it is Guardado who will be top-candidate for that spot in the midfield.
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